Chicago mom is reminded of the true meaning behind gift-giving
By | Hyacynth Worth
10:48 AM - December 9
A little boy, his favorite candy and a gift to Santa is all that's needed to help one mom get over her tiny gift-giving funk this season.
Chicago mom's hilarious take on Christmas bucket list
By | A Gracefull Life
10:15 AM - December 9
What's on your Christmas bucket list? Kari Wagner Hoban's might or might not include puke, whining from the kids and a hissy fit under the El.
A Chicago mom's simple, magical Christmas to-do list
By | Sarah Parisi
1:00 PM - December 6
Sarah knows how magical the holidays were for her as a little girl and she's determined to create the same wonder and whimsy for her kids.
Ice skating rinks in the Chicago area for families
11:59 AM - December 6
Bored with skating 'round and 'round the same old ice rinks? We've got a few suggestions for ice rinks to help you out of that rut.
Where to find the best popcorn shops in Chicago
10:47 AM - December 6
We found some pop stars when it comes to gourmet popcorn in Chicago. Here are five of our favorites.
Chicago mom: There's value in our kids learning about different religions
By | Only Laila
10:30 AM - December 6
Laila wants her son to grow up with a certain respect and understanding of different religions. She shares tips on how other families can approach interfaith dialogue.
Chicago mom: Female friendships are complex, intense and important
By | Shannan Younger
10:20 AM - December 6
A new book (featuring two Chicago Parent bloggers!) explores how female friends have navigated motherhood, loss, maintaining adult friendships and more.
Help your kids by talking less, accepting more
By Cathy Cassani Adams | The Self-Aware Parent
4:01 PM - December 5
Kids want to know that you are present when they feel overwhelmed, but set aside your urge to teach.